Sunday, June 16, 2019

Eagle Butte

Rosalee Zephier

Rosalee F. Zephier, 76, of Rapid City, died at her home on Thursday, January 3, 2019.

She was born on September 11, 1942 on the Cheyenne Agency to Martin and Isabelle (Traversie) Montreal.

Rosalee grew up on the Cheyenne Agency and after high school graduated from clerical training.  She moved to Rapid City and began working at Sioux San.  There she met Alvin R. Zephier, Jr and they married on June 10, 1981 in Rapid City.

After her children were born, Rosalee became a stay at home Mom.

She is survived by her two daughters; Rosalee “Babe” Zephier and Isabelle “Izzy” Zephier, both of Rapid City and a brother, Gary Montreal, Sr., Eagle Butte.

Rosalee was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Alvin.

A visitation began at 5:00pm on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at St Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, followed by a Wake service at 7:00 p.m.

A Funeral Mass was offered at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9 at St Isaac Jogues Catholic Church.

Interment will be at Black Hills National Cemetery.